MS06-062: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (922581)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 22535


Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through Microsoft Office.


The remote host is running a version of Microsoft Office that could allow arbitrary code to be run.

To succeed, the attacker would have to send a rogue file to a user of the remote computer and have it open it with Microsoft Office.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Office 2000, XP and 2003.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 22535

File Name: smb_nt_ms06-062.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.39 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2006/10/10

Modified: 2017/08/10

Dependencies: 57033, 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.1

Temporal Score: 3.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:office, cpe:/a:microsoft:word, cpe:/a:microsoft:word_viewer, cpe:/a:microsoft:excel, cpe:/a:microsoft:excel_viewer, cpe:/a:microsoft:powerpoint, cpe:/a:microsoft:visio, cpe:/a:microsoft:access, cpe:/a:microsoft:frontpage, cpe:/a:microsoft:infopath, cpe:/a:microsoft:onenote, cpe:/a:microsoft:outlook, cpe:/a:microsoft:publisher, cpe:/a:microsoft:project

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2006/10/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/10/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-3434, CVE-2006-3650, CVE-2006-3864, CVE-2006-3868

BID: 20320, 20382, 20383, 20384

OSVDB: 29427, 29428, 29429, 29430

CERT: 534276, 807780

MSFT: MS06-062

MSKB: 922581

CWE: 94